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Subtract 1/49 from 9/4

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 1/49

9/4 - 1/49 is 437/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    9/4 = 9 × 49/4 × 49 = 441/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    1/49 = 1 × 4/49 × 4 = 4/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/196 - 4/196 = 441 - 4/196 = 437/196
  5. In mixed form: 245/196

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